Friday, June 25, 2010 Vol 4, No. 38 A4 - The News Standard

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Alice Josephine Shacklette

Alice Josephine "Jo" Shacklette, 98, of Brandenburg, Ky., died Sunday, June 20, 2010, in Elizabethtown, Ky.

She was born Jan. 7, 1912, in Roberta, Ky., the daughter of the late Wade Hampton and Martha Alice Johnston Shacklette.

Miss Shacklette was well known in recent years for calling into the local radio show, "Edgewise" and telling her views on the world today. She believed in living off the land and living simple.

Miss Shacklette was preceded in death by her sisters, Lorena Shacklette Richard son, Edith Shacklette Haynes; her brothers Dr. C.B. Shacklette, Edward L. Shacklette and Wade H. Shacklette, Jr.

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Survivors include one niece Sue Cummings; and three nephews J.C. Shacklette, Lewis Shacklette and Don Shacklette; and many great, great-great and great-great-great nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Jerry Chee, Bob Cummings, Kevin Fackler, Craig Chee, Will Cummings III, and Gracie Fackler.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 22 at the chapel of the Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home, burial followed in Cap Anderson Cemetery.

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